Need to engage your high school students during those days leading up to the holiday break? Stay aligned with the CCS while still providing a holiday-themed group project that your students will love! Using both argumentative and literary texts, students must make a determination of theme/central idea and build an argument presenting their perspective on the topic. This three day activity comes with a scaffolded lesson plan, texts and independent assignment, group roles and individual assignments for each role member. Rubrics for assessing the oral presentation is included as well as a rubric for the audience to use in order to stay engaged during the group presentations. Super engaging project sure to fool your high schoolers into learning.